D9x13 S3 Horizontal Directional Drill

Performance redefined. The next generation of Vermeer horizontal directional drills is here. To earn the coveted S3 badge, the D9x13 S3 Navigator® horizontal directional drill has gone through substantial testing in a variety of terrain.

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Features and benefits

  • Right-sized power with 9000 lb (40 kN) of thrust/pullback power and a class-leading rotational torque rating of1300 ft-lb (1762.6 Nm).
  • A 26% increase in carriage speed over its predecessor allows for shortened cycle times and enhanced jobsite productivity.
  • Features a maximum ground drive speed of 3.5 mph (5.6 km/h), a 37% increase in speed over its predecessor, making the D9x13 S3 the class-leader in ground drive speed.
  • See your Vermeer dealer for comprehensive service and genuine Vermeer replacement parts.
Length (Minimum Transport) 150 in 381 cm
Height (Minimum Transport) 69 in 175.3 cm
Weight 6300 lbs 2857.6 kg
Angle of Approach 22 deg
Make and Model Kubota V1505-T-E4
Fuel Type Diesel
Maximum Engine RPM 3150 rpm
Gross Horsepower 44 hp 32.8 kw
Aspiration Turbocharged
Max Fuel Consumption 2.8 gph 10.6 lph
Maximum Operating Angle (Fore/Aft)* 20 deg
Maximum Operating Angle (Left/Right)* 20 deg
Thrust 9000 lbs 40 kN
Pullback 9000 lbs 40 kN
Maximum Carriage Speed at Maximum Engine RPM 188 ft/min 57.3 m/min
Maximum Spindle Torque (Low at Maximum Engine RPM) 1300 ft-lb 1762.6 Nm
Maximum Spindle Speed at Max Engine RPM 190 rpm
Minimum Bore Diameter 2.5 in 6.4 cm
Maximum Ground Drive Speed at Maximum Engine RPM 3.5 mph 5.6 km/h
Noise Level at Operator's Ear 88 dBa
Fuel Tank 14 gal 53 L
Hydraulic Tank 14 gal 53 L
Hydraulic System 24 gal 90.8 L
Maximum Flow 15 gpm 56.8 L/min
Maximum Pressure 750 psi 51.7 bar
Brand FMC Bean
On Board Tank Capacity 25 gal 94.6 L
Breakout System Standard
Drilling Lights Optional
Stakedown System Standard
Strike Alert Standard
Remote Lockout Standard
Operator Presence Standard

Equipment Specification Disclaimer

Vermeer Corporation reserves the right to make changes in engineering, design, and specifications; add improvements; or discontinue manufacturing at any time without notice or obligation. Equipment shown is for illustrative purposes only and may display optional or global-region specific features, accessories or components. Please contact your local Vermeer dealer for more information on machine specifications. Vermeer, the Vermeer logo, Equipped to Do More and Navigator are trademarks of Vermeer Manufacturing Company in the U.S. and/or other countries


Vermeer D9x13 S3 Horizontal Directional Drill

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Vermeer D9x13 S3 Horizontal Directional Drill

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